Posts Tagged ‘Durham’

Is the Durham City Council Out to Lunch or Worth Its Salt?

In a few short years, Durham has become known for its food trucks.  Word on the street is if you don’t get to a food truck rodeo within the first half hour, be prepared to wait in a significant line and don’t expect your first menu choice to be available. 


What Makes the Triangle Attractive for Entrepreneurs?

Fast Company magazine just featured Raleigh-Durham as a meaningful entrepreneurial hub because of its collaborative community, infrastructure, university R&D, educated workforce, and quality of life. What do you think makes us special for startups and entrepreneurs?


Corporate Legal Clinic on October 22, 2010

Small business owners in the Triangle are invited to attend a free corporate legal clinic on Friday, October 22, 2010, sponsored by the Durham County Bar Association, North Carolina Lawyers for Entrepreneurs Assistance Project (NC LEAP) and the Small Business Center at Durham Technical Community College.


Anticipation and Accomplishment: What Would You Tell a New Business Owner?

I attended the opening of Tim Hinton’s Edward Jones office in Durham last week. It was an occasion. His wife, parents and inlaws were there. His son was taken out of school for the ribbon-cutting. The local Edward Jones advisors came out to support him, as did the Chick-Fil-A -cow , members of his BNI [...]


Two Cool Things Happening in Durham, NC

First, you can participate in the effort to bring Google Fiber to Durham today at 11 a.m. Google is looking for a test community where it can launch its ultra-high-speed broadband network. Durham wants to be that community.


Durham and Raleigh: Top Places for Business and Careers

Forbes Magazine released its 11th annual survey of best places in the US for Business and Careers. Raleigh was ranked highest for the third year in a row. Durham ranked third. Also ranked were Asheville (6), Wilmington (13), Winston-Salem (18) and Charlotte (19).